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Pierre Players Theatre

Pierre Players Community Theatre enriches, educates and entertains central South Dakota by engaging volunteers and audience members in the process and product of quality theater. Pierre Players is a place for everyone. We are committed to sustaining a diverse, inclusive and equitable space where everyone who walks through the theater doors—patrons, artists, volunteers and vendors—feels valued and respected regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, education or ability. As a community theater, Pierre Players seeks to inspire its community through promoting diverse stories, artists and ideals.


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An Experiment With an Air Pump

June 10, 2023

Outside the Box is a new series for PPCT to perform scripts not chosen for the main stage, gauge audience feedback on new scripts or those by local playwrights, give more people an opportunity to be involved in our community theater, and broaden our reach into the community. Performances will be done readers theater style and open to the public to attend, with a free-will offering requested to help cover costs. The second performance will be "An Experiment With an Air Pump" by Shelagh Stephenson on Saturday, June, 10, 2023, at Grey Goose Store & Social Club. Come at 7:30 p.m. to enjoy a drink and mingle. The show will start at 8 p.m. 1799—On the eve of a new century, a Northern English house buzzes with scientific experiments, furtive romance, and farcical amateur dramatics. Present Day—In a world of scientific chaos and genetic engineering, the same house reveals a dark secret buried for 200 years.

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Little Players Production: Winnie the Pooh

June 23-25, 2023

Welcome to the Hundred Acre Wood, where Winnie the Pooh is once again in search of honey. Along the way, he meets his pals, Tigger, Piglet, Rabbit and Owl, but soon discovers that Christopher Robin has been captured by the mysterious Backson! As they prepare for a rescue operation, the animals learn about teamwork, friendship and, of course... sharing snacks. Little Players Children's Theatre will present "Winnie the Pooh" on Friday, June 23, 2023, at 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, June 24-25, 2023, at 1 p.m. Matinees will be followed by the Hundred Acre Wood Festival with photo ops, games, and activities for the whole family. Tickets for the play are $5 at the door, and tickets for the matinee festival are $5.

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Upcoming Auditions: Inconsequential Dreams

July 17, 2023

How do you know when you're happy, and can an accountant help? When Ava, a former therapist turned stay-at-home mom, and Paul, an accountant, begin discussing their lives and shared hobby, it starts to raise the suspicions of Ava's husband, Sam, and her best friend, Lisa. Paul's unexpected influence on Ava takes some surprising turns, but it may not be all that bad. Auditions for "Inconsequential Dreams" will be held Monday, July 17, 2023, 7 p.m. at the Grand Opera House. There are parts for two males and two females. Show dates are Sept. 15-17 and Sept. 21-23, 2023.

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